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The UK 29er Class Association is pleased to announce that Arthur and Cheryl Allen have been granted an RYA Community Award in the Lifetime Commitment category.

Images from Harken 29er GP 7 at Royal Torbay Yacht Club are now available to view on Jean Border's website.

Click here to view images from Harken 29er GP7 at Royal Torbay Yacht Club

http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/197286/Harken-29er-GP-at-Hayling-Island

 

The minutes and reports from our 2016 AGM are now available on our website.

Click here to view the minutes and reports from the 29er UK Class Association 2016 AGM

Congratulations to the RYA 2017 UK Youth National Champions:

Girls - Bella Fellows and Anna Sturrock

Boys - James Hammett and James Eales

Also well done to everyone that competed and for those that reached personal milestones.

Full Results here : http://events.sailracer.org/eventsites/results-rya.asp?eventid=208951&class=29erGold&table=full

 

Y+Y on the Sprint Finals. Great video from VR Sport TV at the bottom

http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/194881/Zhik-Noble-Marine-Sprint-Championships

After 4 races in a good breeze today and 12 in total .. Nick/Billy were 12th in Gold with James/James 15th and Hannah/Emily 22nd. In Silver Millie/Jess came in 8th in Silver.

Results here  (click on the 29er Icon)

http://cnelbalis.sailti.com/en/default/races/race-resultsall/text/medsailing-eurocup-1-en

Great video of Chew Valley SC sprints .. 

https://vimeo.com/201439628

For those that want to see the format for the Sprint Finals chack out this video from 7.39 onwards ... two former GBR 29ers on display here.... more to follow on the format but expect each boat to sail up to 14 races like this all weekend ... 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECHPTY_L_qA

The final few sprint events took place this weekend with 11 boats at Chew Valley and 5 at Leigh and Lowton. In total 63 pairs raced at 10 events at 8 different clubs over the winter. A huge thank you to all the clubs that put on events.

The results from LLSC and CVSC events are below. 

Chew Valley SC Results

Leigh & Lowton SC Results

Congratulations to the GBR 29er sailors at the recent Youth Worlds in Auckland.

Crispin Beaumont and Tom Darling took Gold in the Boys event taking the first GBR medal in the 29er since 2008, while Hannah Bristow and Emily Covell were 5th overall in the Girls event.

Very impressive performances from both teams.